Self love

Being an older sister and naturally a women I’ve always had an interest in homemaking. And would proudly take on the job.

Fast forward few decades:

Between the hobbies, wedding celebrations, friends & clients. And at the time a new full time job I veered off of something I’ve always loved – homemaking.

Today was one of those days where I wanted to be quiet, left with my own thoughts. To just be.

There is something about cooking while listening to soft tunes that keeps me grounded. In the moment. Where time stays still. And nothing else matters.
In the moments like this, I’m grateful for my life more than ever
and people I’m surrounded with.
Taking time for myself means slowing down, breathe deeper, being present.

I also know that by taking time for myself I become a better wife, friend, daughter, person. I am ME!

I take my life for granted. I do. In today’s hustle and bustle is hard to slow down. But when I finally do, I’m overwhelmed with the love I feel. Love for my life, for the little things and those around me.

As simple as a soft tune in the background and a night of cooking takes me someplace where I want to be more.

How do you practice self love?

‘Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live’. ~Jim Rohn

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..you only die once

I woke up feeling grateful that I am able to share my skills with someone in need. However, I could not predict how amazing and rewarding it would be.

I arrived at the hospice early, to organize and familiarize myself with the area, nurses and the rest of the girls on my team.
My impression of this place haven’t changed. It’s still is very warm and peaceful, I like it here.

First patient – the one I’ll never forget.

Handsome gentlemen as appears to be in his 70’s calmly laying in bed. His well put together wife sitting next to him, rubbing his hand, feeding him at times. She says he loves foot massage and he’s thrilled for the treat.

So I proceed. As I gently warm the lotion between my hands I place my hands on his feet. His skin is soft and warm and I already feel his energy. He instantly relaxes and manages a little smile as a sign of approval and a state of bliss that he is in.
My heart melts, I become emotional. I don’t want him to leave his wife, not yet at least. I picture myself in her shoes, it’s getting harder. I take a big breath. I look up and see how much he’s enjoying it and that makes me feel a little bit better.

I go on…

I moved on to his hands and that’s when it became unreal.
I don’t want to let go. I want to rub and hold his hand. His energy is pulling me towards him, he’s giving me his positive vibration. I can feel it, it’s surreal! 

First time in my life I felt like the time has stopped and nothing else matters but this moment. I didn’t force it, it came over me as I connected with this men on the level I can even describe. I didn’t wanna leave, not because I felt sorry for him or his lovely wife but because where I was, time stood still and the feeling of peace and happiness was hovering in the air. 

What just happened? I left with more than I came with…

I might not be able to comprehend this concept, but what I know for certain is, ‘If today were last day of my life, would I want to do what I’m about to do today?I’ll always say YES!

What would YOU do today?


‘When we give cheerfully and accept gracefully, everyone is blessed’ ~ Maya Angelou
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